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    Martha

    Presented by Boston Midsummer Opera at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    July 29 - August 2, 2015

    By Friedrich von Flotow
    Directed by James O'Leary
    Conducted by Susan Davenny Wyner

    Joanna Mongiardo as Lady Harriet/Martha
    Eric Barry as Lionel
    Stephanie Kacoyanis as Nancy
    Jason Budd as Plunkett
    David Cushing as Sir Tristan

    This summer BMO presents Friedrich von Flotow's charming romantic comedy Martha.  Performed in English, Martha ...more


    Opening Night: Rhapsody in Green

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 15, 2015

    Mysteries of the sea resonate in Debussy’s La Mer and Hovhaness’sAnd God Created Great Whales, a work featuring actual whale songs. Hometown favorite Jayne West performs Berklee...more

    Second Hand Rose / Cordelia & the Buffalo

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939, Boston

    July 15, 2015

    In May 2013 Second Hand Rose signed with the Chinese indie company Modern Sky, vowing to take its ridiculous rollercoaster of emotions to its logical extreme. The band unleashed the...more

    Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at South Shore Conservatory, Hingham

    July 15, 2015

    South Shore Conservatory’s Wacky Wednesdays family concert series welcomes Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys back to the Jane Carr Amphitheater. Wacky Wednesdays audiences are still...more

    Revels Boston Harbor Cruise & Sing

    Presented by Revels

    July 15, 2015

    This summer join us for a 2-hour sunset cruise around beautiful Boston Harbor.  We'll sing sea chanteys and more while enjoying a cool ocean breeze and fabulous vistas. Revels music...more

    Aston Magna Music Festival 2015: Eternal Seasons

    Presented by Aston Magna Music Festival at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham

    July 16, 2015

    Violinist Edson Scheid and mezzo-soprano Deborah Rentz-Moore join Aston Magna’s ensemble for the season’s final event, “Eternal Seasons,” July 16-18, in a performance of...more

    2015 Summer Music Series: Borges and Ward

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    July 16, 2015

    Thursday, July 16 @ Noon

    Borges and Ward pull from two distinctly Brazilian forms of music, Samba and Bossa Nova. Bossa Nova was born from Samba in the 1950s bringing the jazz element into...more

    Melanie

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 17, 2015

    Opening Act: Kerri Powers

    A singer-songwriter known for her surprise starring role at Woodstock and her subsequent #1 hit “Brand New Key,” Melanie has remained an iconic voice for...more

    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    Presented by Boston Bowery at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    In 2002, in the midst of a year of sleeplessness, and novel-writing, Alex Ebert created two things: A distracted, deformed, and hopelessly romantic messianic character named Edward Sharpe, and a...more

    Animal Flag

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    Animal Flag is like a rainy day: their lo-fi indie rock creates something that could be attributed to melancholy, but when approached with the right mind-set, it is an intimate, ethereal...more

    Wavelengths: How to Dress Well

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 17, 2015

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    Classic Albums Live: Dark Side of the Moon

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    Remember when you used to listen to an entire album? Classic Albums Live does.

    For the first time in popular music, the greatest albums from the 60s and 70s are recreated live on...more

    Cafe Accordion Orchestra

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    July 17, 2015

    Dan Newton's Café Accordion Orchestra (CAO) plays an eclectic mix full of French flair, Latin heat, and Bohemien attitude. It's the sound Parisian hipsters in the 1920s would have been down with,...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    June 19 - July 17, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica sends the audience on a tantalizing voyage filled with sensual and emotional discoveries as elements of...more

    Duxbury Music Festival's Bernstein Sondheim Revue

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    July 17, 2015

    This inaugurate concert of DMF’s tenth summer season features a revue of musicals, including Peter Pan, West Side Story, On the Town, Evening Primrose, Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, A Little...more

    Bird Mancini and T Max

    Presented by Rocky Neck Art Colony

    July 17, 2015

     

    Bird Mancini and T Max

    The Rocky Neck Art Colony's Only Exellent Music Series presents Bird Mancini and T Max, in celebration of The Beatles 50th...more

    D Street Dance Party at The Lawn on D

    Presented by The Lawn on D

    July 17, 2015

    Electronic Pop & Techno meets Dancehall featuring with DJ Ethan K, MetaMovements dancers and party starters, live vocal performances and line dance


    Lez Zeppelin

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    July 17 - July 18, 2015

    NYC's all-girl quartet is critically acclaimed as one of the most exciting live acts and the first female rock band to pay homage to Led Zeppelin, hitting it note-for-note for a revolution in...more

    Chris Young at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 18, 2015

    Declared “country music’s superstar next door,’ by Huffington Post, Chris Young has accomplished more by the age of 29 than some artists do in a...more

    Iris DeMent

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 18, 2015

    Immersed in gospel music and traditional country growing up, Iris DeMent brings a raw vulnerability to her gospel-tinged melodies which has brought her both critical and popular acclaim. ...more

    Mission of Burma

    Presented by Fenway Recordings at Fenway Park, Boston

    July 18, 2015

    Mission of Burma is a post-punk band originally formed in the late 70’s in Boston with a uniquely aggressive and raw sound. Aside from their split in 1983, their first album Vs. is...more

    ArtBeat 2015: LOOPS

    Presented by Somerville Arts Council at Davis Square, Somerville

    July 17 - July 18, 2015

    Come join us for ArtBeat 2015: LOOPS

    Location: Davis Square, Somerville Fri, July 17 6 – 10 PM & Sat, July 18 11 AM- 6 PM

    This year's festival and theme is Loops. ...more

    Phil Vassar

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 19, 2015

    As a singer/songwriter, Phil has hit the Top 5 seven times with songs like “Carlene,” “Last Day of My Life” and “American Child” and topped the charts with...more

    Phil Vassar at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 19, 2015

    Phil Vassar has hit the Top 5 seven times with songs like “Carlene,” “Last Day of My Life” and “American Child” and topped the charts with “In A Real...more

    The 10th Annual Cultural Survival Bazaar in Cape Cod

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    A Festival of Indigenous Art, Music, & Cultures from Around the World. 

    We feature Indigenous artists, performers, and handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artists,...more

    Duxbury Music Festival Opening Concert

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    July 19, 2015

    The Opening Concert is the first of the four faculty concerts of its tenth summer season.  To mark the momentous occasion of the first decade as one of the premier chamber music festivals in...more

    Duxbury Music Festival Master Classes

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    July 20, 2015

    South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival invites the public to observe two master classes.  Renowned pianist Oxana Yablonskaya leads a master class on Saturday, July 18 from...more

    Rhiannon Giddens

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 21, 2015

    A founding member of the Grammy-winning old time string band The Carolina Chocolate Drops, singer and fiddle/banjo player Rhiannon Giddens has exploded onto the public eye this year with the...more

    Alistair McCulloch with Eamon Sefton

    Presented by notloB Music

    July 21, 2015

    Alistair McCulloch is one of the most sought after fiddlers in Scotland today, both as performer and teacher. His versatility and breadth of repertoire have kept him at the...more

    Revolutionary Snake Ensemble with special guest Jason Palmer

    at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    July 22, 2015

    Don’t miss this funk improvisational brass band favorite as they bring their New Orleans-style dance party to the Courtyard.


    The Greenway Sessions: 3 Sudacas

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 22, 2015

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    Fiesta Sinfónica

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 22, 2015

    Salsa meets symphony when Alex Alvear’s “pocket-sized salsa orchestra” heats up the Esplanade again this summer. From mambo to merengue, the spirit of dance permeates an evening of Latin...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Oh, Malo / Lily Burns

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 23, 2015

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    Music Moves: Keyboard Games (4-6 years)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 23, 2015

    This is a great introduction to our “Music Moves” class offered in both terms of the school year. Piano classes include singing, chanting, moving, responding to musical patterns, creating at...more

    U R a Star!

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 23, 2015

    With a focus on contemporary vocal styles, including pop, rock, country, and more, students will learn basic breathing exercises, vocal anatomy, breath support, control, diction and vocal...more

    Ella & Frank

    Presented by Spectacle Management

    July 23, 2015

    Spectacle Management is proud to present Ella and Frank - The Concert on Thursday, July 23 at 8pm at the Ocean Edge Resort Ballroom in Brewster, MA. Starring Siobhan Magnus (American Idol) and...more

    Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 23 - July 24, 2015

    The dynamic married duo of Béla Fleck, who almost singlehandedly reinvented the banjo for the modern era, and clawhammer banjo player/ and singer Abigail Washburn, is a musical partnership...more

    Wavelengths: !!! (DJ Set)

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 24, 2015

    Positively raring with the joys of sproingy bass, synthesized squelches, and stubborn, repetitive beats,” according to the Guardian, !!! is irresistible on the dance floor....more

    3 Sudacas

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 24, 2015

    3 Sudacas are a trio formed by Esther Rojas from Colombia (bass), Marianella Rojas from Venezuela (voice/percussion), and Eduardo Mercuri from Brazil (guitar). They fuse traditional...more

    Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz Group

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    July 24, 2015

    Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz Group, smooth jazz at its best

    A part of The TD Bank Summer Concert Series. The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod presents free, weekly outdoor concerts in...more

    Brian Sances Band

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    July 24, 2015

    Brian Sances Band, rock, funk and fusion

    A part of The TD Bank Summer Concert Series. The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod presents free, weekly outdoor concerts in eight Cape Cod...more

    Black Box Sounds presents: Bent Shapes, Aloud & Tommy from Babydriver

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage

    July 24, 2015

    Following the success last year’s ArtsEmerson concert weekends, the organization proudly announces Black Box Sounds, a continuation of the music series in the The Jackie Liebergott Black...more

    Black Box Sounds presents: Cask Mouse, Rocket and the Ghost & Ryan Lee Crosby

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    July 25, 2015

    Following the success last year’s ArtsEmerson concert weekends, the organization proudly announces Black Box Sounds, a continuation of the music series in the The Jackie Liebergott Black...more

    Boston Music Award Winners Ruby Rose Fox & Jesse Dee

    Presented by gimmeLIVE

    July 25, 2015

    GIMMELIVE brings Boston's best to Beverly for this very special concert featuring Boston Music Award winners Ruby Rose Fox (Female Vocalist of the Year) and Jesse Dee (Male...more

    Summer of Stars - Music Under the Tent Festival 2015; Outside Mullingar

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    July 15 - July 25, 2015

    Join us for our Summer of Stars - Music Under the Tent Festival 2015! A summer long festval of music and wine. Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday one hour prior to each Peterborough Players...more

    The Half Door Sunday Open Mic

    Presented by Half Door Sunday Open Mic

    July 21, 2013 - July 26, 2015

    Details: • Acoustic format • 2 song or 10 minute limit • Original music encouraged, but covers okay too • Electric bass okay • Percussion okay • Bands welcome •...more

    Martin Sexton

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 26, 2015

    Owning one of the most powerful and dynamic voices in American popular music, Martin Sexton straddles the worlds of folk, soul, country and rock and roll with ease. For the last 25 years, his...more

    Boston Summer Arts Weekend 2015

    Presented by WGBH and The Boston Globe at Copley Square, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    On the weekend of July 25-26, The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are once again coming together to host Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Just like last year, we plan to bring together some of the...more

    MBL Summer COncert featuring Ensemble ACJW

    Presented by Marine Biological Laboratory

    July 26, 2015

    The MBL is pleased to welcome a trio of musicians from Ensemble ACJW, a program of Carnegie Hall, The Julliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City...more

    The 4th Annual Boston Globe WGBH Boston Summer Arts Weekend

    Presented by The Boston Globe and WGBH at Copley Square, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 4th annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend.  The free outdoor festival will take place on Copley Square in the Back Bay on...more

    The Cambridge Jazz Festival

    July 26, 2015

    Cambridge Jazz Festival returns for its second year at University Park Commons, Sidney Street, Cambridge MA. Last year, the festival drew over 2,500 Jazz lovers to hear world...more

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